List of Resident Birds
Each of these species has a significant population in the park for at least two months a year, but is not known to breed in the park. These "resident" birds are organized by their abundance as determined in the 2002-2003 Vertebrate Inventory. For definitions of residency categories or abundance categories see definitions.
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"Uncommon" Resident Birds
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
"Rare" Resident Birds
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Did You Know?
Great Basin Wild Rye Grass is part of the natural landscape at Whitman Mission. The name Waiilatpu, meaning place of rye grass, was used by the people to name the mission site.